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Aug 7, 2013 8:00am PDT
as natural, and that is no longer in existence. >> amazon.com founder jeff bezos purchases the washington post. year, amazon inked a $600 million cloud computing deal with the cia. now the founder owns the most important newspaper in washington. we will speak to media critics as well as book publisher dennis johnson. >> in the view of american publishers, they are a threat. they have been discounting books so severely they have done great damage to the markets and publishers have been really struggling as to how to control that. >> we will also speak to mother jones reporter mac mcclelland, author of "i was a warehouse wage slave: my brief, backbreaking, rage-inducing, low-paying, dildo-packing time inside the online-shipping machine." welcome to democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. yemeni officials claim to have foiled a plot to blow up key oil locations. officials say the motives of the planned attack appears to be retaliation for the u.s. killing a deputyal-shihri, health today in the arabian peninsula. a military jet has reduced the maximum poss
WHUT
Aug 7, 2013 6:00pm EDT
of the nation's leading newspapers to one of the world's richest men. on monday, the washington post announced the paper had been purchased by amazon.com founder and ceo jeff bezos. he will pay $250 million for the paper and a number of other publications, less than 1% of his wealth. of the chiefiend executive of the washington post company, whose family has owned the paper for eight decades. bezos said management would remain the same but it is unclear what changes might be coming. last year, he was quoted in an interview with a german newspaper saying -- >> critics of the sale have cited bezos' close ties to the government. in 2010, amazon pulled the plug on hosting the wikileaks web site. earlier this year, amazon inked a $600 million cloud computing contract with the cia. we are joined by bob mcchesney, author of several books on media and politics, including "digital disconnect: how capitalism is turning the internet against democracy." you can read the first chapter at our website, democracynow.org. he also recently co-authored with john nichols, "dollarocracy: how the money and media el
LINKTV
Aug 12, 2013 8:00am PDT
organized a march on washington. he buys black, gay, and a pacifist. he will be honored with the posthumous medal of freedom. naegle,speak to walter and john d'emilio, author of "lost prophet: the life and times of bayard rustin." all that and more coming up. to democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. a u.s. drone strike killed two people in yemen on saturday. the u.s. has now carried out nine drone strikes in two weeks, killing 38 people. it is the most concentrated series of drone strikes in a decade. yemeni official told cnn the number of strikes was actually 12 and nearly a dozen of those killed were believed to be innocent. the united states has reopened 18 of the 19 diplomatic posts in the middle east and north africa due to an alleged threat. the embassy in yemen will remain closed, as well as the one in pakistan to to an unrelated threat. the guardian newspaper has revealed the national security agency has a backdoor into its databases come along and to search the e-mails and phone calls of americans without warrants. a previously undisclosed rule change allows o
LINKTV
Aug 16, 2013 3:00pm PDT
the broadcast the washington post reports the national security agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since it was given broad new spy powers by congress in 2008. in a separate post story, the leader of the secret court that supposed to oversee the spy program says its ability to do so is limited and that it must trust the government to report when it improperly spies on americans. we will have more on the story with alexander abdo after the headlines. reuters is reporting edward snowden began downloading documents related to widespread u.s. spying while working for dell last april, almost a year earlier than has previously been reported breed prior stories have focused on snow and subsequent three-month stint with contractor booz allen hamilton holding. snowden said that people associate with his father have, in his words, misled journalists into printing false claims about my situation. snowden said neither his father nor his father's lawyer nor his lawyer's wife and spokesperson represent him in any way. in lebanon, a car bomb tore t
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Aug 12, 2013 6:00pm EDT
of freedom. we will talk about who he was as we move in on the 50th anniversary of the march on washington, which he organized. ♪ [music break] >> this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. white house has announced it will posthumously award the highest civilian honor in the united states come the presidential medal of freedom, to civil rights activist bayard rustin. obama will award him and 16 others at the white house later this year. in his own day, bayard rustin was a minority within the minority who tirelessly agitated for change. , awas an african-american gay man fighting against homophobia, and a pacifist fighting against endless war. he was a key advisor to martin luther king and introduced him to teachings of gondi and nonviolence. he helped to found the southern leadership conference. he was later the chief organizer of the historic march on washington for jobs and freedom, rallying hundreds of thousands of people for economic justice, full employment voting rights, and people opportunity. >> segregation shall be ended in every distri
WHUT
Aug 16, 2013 6:00pm EDT
que esta pasando en las grandes ligas. aqui en washington, el emergente venezolano hÉctor sÁnchez le dio una voltereta sorpresiva a la pizarra con un jonrÓn de tres carreras en el noveno inning para que los gigantes de san francisco hundieran ayer 4-3 a los nacionales. cuando sÓlo le quedaba un strike de vida y habÍa dos outs, sÁnchez conectÓ su bambinazo ante el cerrador dominicano rafael soriano de los nacionales. la derrota rompiÓ la racha de cinco victorias de washington y echÓ a perder el esfuerzo de dan haren en seis innings, en los que sÓlo permitio una carrera. a nivel local maÑana a partir de las 4 de la tarde en herdon virginia estan programados los partidos de cuartos de final ida del torneo avianca- univision. tenemos impresiones de jugadores. esta noche en nuestra segunda entrega tendremos la previa completa para el fin de semana los esperamos solo a las once en vivo. como cada viernes fanny gutierrez nos presenta las actividades del entretenimiento... volvemos con ella... comienzan esta noche misma noche... que por cierto tiene sabor a salsa... dos grandes de l
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Aug 20, 2013 6:00pm EDT
80 porciento jeanette tejada/portavoz aaa "el estacionamiento es muy limitado y caro en washington dc..." el estacionamiento mas barato es de 200 dolares al ano en la universidad nacional howard-- el mas caro es de 1,950 en george washinton university, cuyo campus esta literalmente en el centro de la cuidad lo que hace dificil estacionarse... claudia uceda/ washington, d.c. "y por ejemplo los estudiantes que decidan estacionar sus vehiculos aqui en american unversity tendran que pagar al semestre 506 dolares , es decir al ano estarian desembolsando 1.012 dolares." en la universidad de georgetown, el estacionamien to al ano cuesta 1,400 dolares. la universidad no permite que los estudiantes estacionen en el campus principal como resultado, el 96% de los estudiantes de bachillerato no se transportan en su propio vehiculo... el alza se debe a restricciones en la ciudad ... restricciones que en algunos casos ha puesto fin a peleas entre los estudiantes y residentes por el espacio que se acaparan... y hace poco los residentes ganaron " los estudiantes solo pueden estacionar por dos ho
WHUT
Aug 22, 2013 6:00pm EDT
washington, claudia uceda, univision y recuerdan al soldado quien fue sentenciado ayer a 35-aÑos en prision por filtrar informacion confidencial a wikileaks... brandley manning ahora tiene planes de vivir como una mujer y se llamara chelsea.. manning esta pidiendo comenzar una terapia hormonal lo antes posible..este anuncio su decison hoy en un comunicado pidiendo que lo llamen por su nuevo nombre.. manning dice que es una mujer, atrapada en el cuerpo de un hombre..y que se ha sentido de esa manera desde su niÑez...abogados defensores presentaron como evidencia una fotografia en el cual el soldado tenia una peluca rubia y lapiz labial.... la administracion del presidente obama anuncio hoy su plan para hacer mas accesible la educacion universitaria en el pais... busca que se evaluen los costos de las carreras universitarias y tambien el nivel de la deuda de los estudiantes... fernando pizarro nos amplia.. en buffalo, nueva york, el presidente propuso reformar como se ranquea a las universidades basandose en si los costos cada vez mas altos valen la pena para los estudiantes y sus familias.
LINKTV
Aug 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
jr. memorial in washington, d.c. was ascription read "i drum major for justice, peace, and righteousness," a partial quotation from one of king sermons. here is what king actually said in 1968. >> yes, if you want to say i was a drum major, say that i was a drum major for justice. say that i was a drum major for peace. i was a drum major for righteousness. and all of the other shallow things will not matter. >> critics including put my angelou said the shortened version of kings quotation him appear arrogant. the completed memorial will have group marks in place of the disputed words. it is due to be finished in time for the 50th anniversary of the march on washington, august 28. juliusil rights attorney traber's has died at the age of 76 after a long illness. according to the naacp legal defense fund, chambers was a founding member of the first racially integrated law firm in north carolina who litigated and argued a number of key disaggregation of voting rights cases before the supreme court. the group said in a statement julius chambers died on friday in north carol
LINKTV
Aug 6, 2013 3:00pm PDT
!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. jeff bezos is buying the washington post, one of the leading newspapers in the country. the amazon.com founder and chief executive is one of the wealthiest people in the united states. he will pay $250 million for the post and a number of , less than one percent of his wealth, which is estimated at more than 28 billion dollars. he is a friend of donald graham, chief effective of the washington post company, whose family has owned the newspaper for eight decades. over the past the gate, the companies newspaper division a seen a 44% drop in operating revenue. in addition, he will get another -- a number of other washington post owned businesses. the deal does not include slate.com or foreign-policy magazine, which are own by the parent company that also owns kaplan and will change its name following the sale of the paper. he said management of the washington post newspaper will remain the same, but it is unclear what changes might be coming. last year, he was quoted in an interview with a german newspapers saying -- the announcemen
LINKTV
Aug 15, 2013 8:00am PDT
washington, chris toensing, director of the middle east research and information project read sharif, yesterday morning when this all began, please, describe what happened. take us through the day. >> before i do that, slight correction, three journalists were killed yesterday, the photojournalist was not killed. that was an erroneous report that filtered through the media yesterday. to answer your question, yesterday was a day of violence and chaos and bloodshed, the most violent episode i have witnessed as reporter in egypt for the past 2.5 years. walking around the northeastern where ahood in cairo mosque was located, you could hear the crackle of machine-gun fire intermittently in the air. in theas teargas thrown city mixed with black smoke rising from cairo. just to give you a sense of what it was like to get in for protesters, to get in or out, you had to make a perilous run across a stretch of open road that was exposed to sniper fire. when i was leaving once, man running next to me was hit in the head with what appeared to be a shotgun pellets. many protesters had taken to wr
WHUT
Aug 21, 2013 6:00pm EDT
telÉfono y contacte a su compaÑÍa para verificar si son ellos.. en washington dc lilian mass univision .. en el tercer dia del juicio contra el guatemalteco acusado de asesinar a una joven estudiante, el jurado escucho la confesion de julio blanco garcia... silvana quiroz ha estado siguiendo el caso y se encuentra en vivo desde la corte en fairfax..silvana.. el soldado que filtro datos confidenciales de estados unidos fue sentenciado hoy.. bradley manning recibio la condena de 35-aÑos en prision por divulgar miles de documentos secretos militares y diplomaticos a wikileaks... durante la audiencia, manning de 25-aÑos no mostro reaccion al escuchar el veredicto del juez...manning fue declarado culpable el mes pasado de 20-cargos, incluyendo seis por espionaje... el proximo 28 de agosto, se celebrara el 50- aniversario de la marcha en washington en donde martin luther king jr. proclamo su famoso discurso "tengo un sueÑo".. organizaciones comunitarias dicen que los derechos migratorios son parte del legado que dejo dicha marcha en 1963... fernando pizarro nos tiene los detalle
WHUT
Aug 9, 2013 6:00pm EDT
as president obama was meeting with their prime minister in washington. >> greece is going through incredible challenges. and so far, the prime minister has taken some very bold and difficult actions to initiate the structural reforms that can help reduce the debt burden that greece experiences, but even more importantly, can unleash incredible talent of great people so they are effectively competing in this new world economy. praised president obama greece posse economic initiatives, residents of greece say years of tax rises, wages, and pension cuts continue to take their toll. -- tax rises from the ages and pension cuts, continue to take their toll. >> i am 66 years old, unemployed and will not get a pension three at i am looking in the garbage for something to be. >> a miami beach police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after he fatally shot an 18 euro graffiti artist with a taster. the teenager, israel hernandez, was an award-winning artist whose work have been exhibited locally. the police officer began chasing hernandez after he saw the artist spray tanning is tagge
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Aug 2, 2013 8:00am PDT
snowden temporary asylum, the ns surveillance program is coming under increasing criticism in washington from an unlikely bipartisan coalition. we will speak with republican huggers member thomas massie of kentucky and democratic congressman or her john conyers of michigan on their efforts to tracking everyom phone call in the united states. >> it is my fear that we are on the verge of becoming a surveillance state, collecting billions of electronic records on law-abiding americans every single day. >> then, a national strike for a living wage and the right to unionize in the fast food and retail sectors spreads across 7 cities. [indiscernible] we cannot support our families on what we make. workerill speak with one who went on strike. he is a father of three who works at both burger king and pizza hut. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the obama administration is reconsidering plans for a summit with russian president vladimir putin next month after russia granted a year of temporary asylum to national se
WHUT
Aug 19, 2013 6:00pm EDT
ningun tipo de solucion migratoria. standup: fernando pizarro, washington d c desde el inicio de su gobierno, el presidente obama ha sufrido bajos niveles de aprobacion en los meses de verano, pero en 1 encuesta gallup revelada este lunes, el mandatario tienen su nivel de desaprobacion mas bajo de todo el 2013, en el que solo el 46% de los estadounidensesa aprueba su labor. desde washington, fernando pizarro, univision. ...tras la seleccion de un jurado ...revelan las causas de accidente en puente de la bahia de chesapeake donde una mujer dentro de su auto cayo al agua causando tremenda emergencia en la zona..vamos a ampliar.. ..tambien.. al regreso...detalles del lamentable accidente donde un hombre perdio la vida mientras trabajaba. le vamos a decir donde ocurrio.. ...y por fraude migratorio varios locales fueron allanados por las autoridades ..le diremos donde ocurrio esta redada..asi que no se retire. ..no olvide que para estar bien informado con nosotros las 24 horas del dia solo tiene que visitar nuestra pagina de internet noticiasdc punto com tambien busquenos en las redes s
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Aug 23, 2013 6:00pm EDT
afectadas fueron el monumento a washington y la catedral nacional, los cuales aun estan bajo reparacion... una familia latina llora la muerte de uno de los suyos.. manuel zuÑiga murio tras quedar atrapado en una zanja mientras trabajaba en una obra de construccion...su familia espera repatriar sus restos a su tierra natal, el salvador.. hace 7- aÑos que llego a esta pais.. segun su familia, manuel zuÑiga aÑoraba superarse... trabajaba arduamente para mantener a su mama en el salvador... pero un tragico accidente...termino con sus planes y su vida... manuel estaba dentro de una zanja, trabajando en una obra de contruccion cuando se derrumbo.. el joven de 25-aÑos quedo practicamente sepultado... "para terminar el hoyo, hacia cierta parte de cantidad, entonces el se metio y dijo de que lo iba a termnar eso que hacia falta, entonces estando en ese lugar fue cuando desgraciadamente pues, la tierra se derrumbo" el accidente sucedio el lunes en la tarde en el area de baltimore..sus compaÑeros trataron de salvarlo..equipos de emergencia tomaron horas para recuperar su cuerpo... su hermano
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Aug 1, 2013 8:00am PDT
has invited sharif to washington fo for talks with president obama. he says he still wants his government in the drone attacks on pakistani soil. >> and the light of today's discussion, we will continue this dialogue on how to stop this policy of drone attacks. nations is warning violence against afghanistan civilian population is increasing 23% over the same time last year. the figures were disclosed wednesday. >> the number of civilians killed or injured rose i 23% compared to the same time last year. deaths and 2533 injuries, total of 3852 civilian casualties. this marked an increase of 14% injuries and 28% in over the same time it in 2012. >> us-led nato occupation forces to do in its formal mission in afghanistan next year. and a report from the pentagon says the afghan military will "substantial training, advising and assistance -- including financial support goes quote long after the december 2014 withdrawal date thre. were heldal elections in zimbabwe wednesday in the latest challenge to longme president agave whose main challenger called the elections a huge farce and
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Aug 14, 2013 8:00am PDT
. the peace talks continue in jerusalem after their launch in washington last month. but on the eve of the new sessions and just hours before the prisoners release, the israeli government announced yet another new round of settlement construction in the occupied west bank. over 900 settlement homes were approved. this comes on top of the 1200 settlement units approved sunday . secretary of state john kerry insisted the ongoing settlement expansion does not threaten prospects of reaching a peace deal. >> the policy of the united states of america with respect to all settlements is that they are illegitimate, and we oppose settlements taking place at any time, not just the time of the peace process. said, the prime minister was completely upfront with me and with president a ass that he would be announcing some additional building that would take place in places that will not affect the peace map. john kerry was in brazil. he faced questions over edward snowden's revelation that nsa spying has expanded to all of latin america with brazil its biggest target. >> i have asked the people of on theto
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Aug 8, 2013 6:00pm EDT
was not the case. there are 200 pages of medical records that went into her went up to washington and would appear that none of them were reviewed, that no specialist in palliative care or has prognostic background, that a single document -- >> you are a specialist. >> yes. it, sort of looking through they literally made this decision based on a single physician's comment that the patient was responding well. no doctor in this country is really trained to deal out justice. and basically, the entire case of whether my mother would be released or not was on a two- sentence letter from her treating oncologist. so it is just the injustice of that and the fact there really was no sort of object of party looking at this data really is mind boggling. a 2012nt to read part of report by human rights watch on compassionate release in u.s. federal prisons -- dr. zenobia brown, could you respond to that? it is quite remarkable that you are a hospice physician. >> the irony is shocking. really, it almost is a no- brainer. the b.o.p. has to interest in releasing prisoners. that is not their business. their busi
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Aug 13, 2013 8:00am PDT
to washington, d.c. where we are joined by ladar levison, founder and owner of lavabit. we are also joined by his lawyer jesse binnall. ladar levison, explained the decision you made. >> thank you. i have compared the decision to that of putting a beloved pet to sleep, faced with the choice of or putting itffere to sleep. it was a difficult decision. i felt coming in the end, i had to pick between the lesser of two evils. shutting down the service, if it was no longer secure, was the better option, in effect, the lesser of two evils. >> what are you facing, when you say the lesser of two evils, what was the other choice? >> unfortunately, i cannot talk about that. i would like to. if the american public knew what our government was doing, they would not be allowed to do it anymore, which is why i am here in d.c. today speaking to you. my hope is that the media can uncover what is going on without my assistance, pressure both congress and our efforts through the court system to, in effect, put a cap on what the government is entitled to in terms of private communications. >> for those who a
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